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May 3, 2014 12:30pm PDT
caution and confronting russia has controlled the pace of eu and american sanctions. and tempered nato's response in the front line countries of poland and the baltics. close ties with china give germany a foothold in asia and beijing a line of influence through berlin. in fact, the increase in trade between china and germany particularly in german exports to china, has exceeded all expectations. germany is china's number one trade partner in the eu. and the top investment destination for german companies is china. based on this emerging economic between china and germany, quote, a special relationship, unquote, is now emerging. item. china needs technology and germany needs markets. structural similarities and shared economic interests are key for this emerging special relationship. item, germany's approach to china is mostly driven on the need of its exporters. germany's foreign policy is based on the idea that economic exchange will lead to political and society change in china. item, china sees germany as the most useful country for its economic development. germany is an attractive
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May 2, 2014 6:30pm PDT
march. you would think the markets would take off today. but the escalating violence between russia and ukraine had investors on edge keeping stocks on the down side boosting gold prices by nearly $20 an ounce. wrapping up a week on wall street, one that saw the dow close at a fresh all-time high on wednesday. the blue chip stocks ended the day 46 points lower. nasdaq lost three today, s&p down for the week. each was up by a percent. >>> and she is a senior portfolio manager with wells fargo advantage funds. anne, welcome, good to have you with us. why didn't the markets, both stocks and bonds really react to the jobs numbers in a more enthusiastic way? >> you know, i think the first initial reaction was very bullish. and then there were some things that the market looked further at, probably the fact that the participation rate did go down. and also, the salary or -- i'm sorry the earnings stayed flat. so the fact that you had a lot of job creation but it did not increase earnings, that was another probably little nick to the number. >> you know a lot of people, i don't know if you're
PBS
Apr 30, 2014 6:30pm PDT
different. right now the markets are discounting this. because it is in no one's interest to tip both russia and europe into recession. the problem is that every day the news out of ukraine suggests that everybody is losing control of developments on the ground. >> mohammed, you'r leaving pimc was said by many as abrupt. was it as abrupt as it seemed, and it seemed to be in the aftermath quite personal, i wonder if there was a connection how personal it became and the fact that pimco corporately has had a lot of outflow of capital in the past two years, so two things, was it was as abrupt as it seemed and why did it get so personal as it did? >> so i can't speak to how it was viewed. i can tell you what it is like from my end. i spent 14 wonderful years there, six years as ceo as one of the world's best investors. it was time for me to do something more different, time for me to spend more time with my daughter and have a portfolio of activities as opposed to one full-time drop. so the time is right. and what is wonderful, tyler, i leave behind a very strong firm full of talented people and
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 6:30pm PDT
macro issues, for example, oil prices and the problems with russia and ukraine that would keep us still trying to keep a portfolio of bonds just in case. >> and we see utilities doing phenomenally, what do you think about utilities? is that still a good place to park your money? >> i tell you utilities are doing great, they beat most hedge funds in the market. utilities are still a good place to be. they may be for the classic widows and orphan's portfolio but they have still had a robust group. >> thank you for coming by. >>> well, mixed news in housing to tell you about. the commerce department says that home ownership in the u.s. fell during the first quarter of the year to just 65%. that is the lowest level overall in nearly two decades, part of the problem, home prices are too high for many would-be buyers, especially for first timers. just today, the home price index for february reported a 12% increase in prices in the nation's biggest cities year over year. but prices barely budgeted from prior months. >>> and people who helped to guide the interest rates, the federal rese
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Apr 29, 2014 12:00am PDT
once in a while. russia is -- russian is my mother tongue and i grew up reading chekhov. stories, "manhort in a case," in the first part. the 1880's if in mistaken. more than 100 years ago. it is so relevant because it is of --out universal kind you speak about loss and ethics. it is about responsibility. it is about self-examination and duties of a man and fears. .t is a classic theme let me go inside the production for just a minute. it are of the stories would have been too short so you -- either of the stories would have been too short so you weaved them together. t -- thegested tha directors, i knew them socially and i admired them and after our first meeting we are allies. it would be too short for the full evening. it would be at least an hour. and because they worked with suggestedfore, they about [inaudible] as you realize the construction of the play, actors sitting around the table talking turkey. this comes into the play and then after the first part they come back to the table. and the character who died comes alive again as an actor. and introducing the second story
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Apr 28, 2014 6:30pm PDT
keeping a close eye on today relations between the united states and russia after the white house ramped up economic sanctions against individuals and entities licensed to export to russia. john harwood joins us from washington with more on the sanctions and russia's response. john, are these new sanctions, the big sanctions on whole sectors of the russian economy that some have expected or more of a little slap here and a nugy from? >> reporter: it's an increasing number of nugies before they get to the large scale transactions. treasure secretary explained to mitch mitch today what the rationale is behind the administration's approach. >> these are very important sanctions. they are sanctions that will get their attention. i think our goal is to move in a systematic way, careful way, a way that gives them a chance to change their policy and take a different course. our goal here is obviously not to hurt the russian people, it's to get them to change their policy. >> reporter: give them a chance to change the policy. that's the off-ramp that president obama and secretary of state john k
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Apr 26, 2014 4:30pm PDT
punishment. >> we have been preparing further sanctions. those are tead up. >> russia and ukraine edge closer to the brink of war. >> rose: a court orders the white house to release the details of drone strikes against americans. >> the american. >> one year after the bomb, thrition,000 runners raced across the city. >> rose: the i.r.s. is under fire again. >> the agency paid out bonuses to employees, even those who owed backtaxes. >> rose: britain celebrate the bard's birthday. >> every year, every decade, your understanding of shakespeare is completely new. >> a world-record base jump from the world's tallest building. >> look at that! ♪ ♪ every day, turn, turn, turn ♪ >> reporter: apple launched its iphone trade-in program. >> rose: apple goes green. >> the large inventory of used phones in the u.s. is getting refurbished and resold in emerging marks. ♪ you know the big wheel keeps spinning around ♪ >> rose: a stowe away hops a flight to hawaii. >> surviving a five-hour flight in the wheel way of a plane from san jose, california, to maui. >> rose: vice president biden was
PBS
Apr 26, 2014 12:30pm PDT
with japan. ukraine is a friendly nation. crimea is really dealting to russia. these are very different situations. and frankly, if john mccain had been in the white house, we would have been in wars in all of these places. the president kept us out of wars. >> i think mort's point is exactly right. it was an idiotic thing tosh to issue a red line. you aren't going to follow through on it, but there's no doubt, american credibility all over the world and certainly, john, in eastern europe now, the republic and also in poland and romania, they are terrified that the americans are going to do exactly nothing to stop putin if he moves into eastern and southern ukraine. all the way -- >> we can see american forces. that's a big deal. he didn't have to send ground forces. >> 600 troops in four countries. >> i want to hear more about the pivot to asia. okay, why the pivot to asia? >> that's what clyde wants to know. the president of the economics strategy institute and a trade negotiator during the reagan administration. in the financial times this week, he says it's not asia that s
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Apr 25, 2014 6:30pm PDT
russia and the ukraine as the u.s. warned of even tougher sanctions against russia, meanwhile, s&p downgraded russia's grading one notch above status. >>> and stocks were not pretty and were enough to wipe out all of the week's gains, nasdaq fell 1120, the s&p lost 15. now, with a closer look at how all the saber rattling out of russia is impacting markets in and around the globe and what else is giving the traders the jitters. >> stock markets around the world again came to the conclusion that geo-political risks matter. ukraine and russia is a big driver behind friday's selloff. and even though ukraine is thousands of miles away and has little to do with the u.s. economy it still matters, armed conflict anywhere around the world has a way of sending investors to the sidelines. >> i worry about if russia spills over to europe. and europe happens to be the second largest global economy in the world. so if the tension there spreads into europe that will affect the u.s. companies that sell their good goods and services there and i believe it is reason to be concerned and we're watchi
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